Malaysia is one of Asia's safest countries, boasting a vibrant and colourful fusion of Malay, Chinese, Indian and indigenous cultures and customs. Over the recent years, Kuala Lumpur has transformed into a thriving cosmopolitan city and emerged as a major transportation hub for the region. Fondly known as 'KL', it has become a modern, bustling city of 2.3 million people and is one of the region's most prosperous capitals. KL boasts an intriguing mix of architecture throughout the city with elegant colonial buildings set amidst soaring modern edifices such as the Petronas Twin Towers. Combine this with the hustle and bustle of the city's numerous street markets and you will find KL a veritable treasure cove.